Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) has been commissioned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to hold the 2021 Asia Pacific Information and Communication Technologies Industry Online Conference and Seminar on May 25.
The conference is set to showcase the industrial cooperation between the information and communication technologies (ICT) industries of Taiwan and those of Malaysia, Brunei, New Zealand, and Australia,
The country’s vast supply chain and diverse manufacturing opportunities positioned Taiwan’s ICT industry is in a unique position to export a wide range of technologies and goods.
In addition to ICT industry leaders from the stated countries and 20 other potential buyers, the conference will also include five prominent Taiwanese ICT businesses that have won the Taiwan Excellence Award.
The five companies include Advantech, an internet of things (IoT) and the smart application company, the network communication equipment company D-LInk, the online learning and education solution provider AVer Information, the surveillance monitoring solution provider Vivotek, and the video streaming solution provider CyberLink which has held over 50,000 online seminars.
Eva Peng, Director of Taiwan Trade Centre Inc. Kuala Lumpur said, “Despite the pandemic, Taiwan’s total electronic exports reached a record high of 49.1 billion USD, marking 15.4 percent of annual growth.”
“In January and March 2021, exports were valued at 13.2 billion USD. The statistics represent a 29.7 percent growth, compared with the same period in 2020. As a contact-free economy and relevant ecosystems continue to develop the potential of the industry will continue to grow,” she added.
The seminar will help potential buyers within the Asia-Pacific market gain a deeper understanding of the ICT industry in Taiwan. It will also boost space for buyers to promote relevant products from Taiwan to the Malaysia, Brunei, New Zealand, and Australia markets.
Deputy Secretary General of the Taiwan IoT Alliance, Michael Ho, will also be giving a keynote speech titled “IoT Solutions for Building a Smart City” followed by special presentation on an online discussion session that aims at increasing industrial collaboration.